Quantcast

Financial Articles

Amazon Revenue Up 44%, But Not Good Enough Amazon Revenue Up 44%, But Not Good Enough
· 1

Amazon released its Q3 earnings report, missing analyst estimates. Revenue was up 44% to $10.88 billion in the third quarter, compared to $7.56 billion for the year-ago period. According to the Wall Street Journal, analysts were looking for $10.95 billion, …

Netflix Posts Record Revenue, But Huge Subscriber Loss Netflix Posts Record Revenue, But Huge Subscriber Loss

Netflix reported a record $822 million in revenue for the third quarter, but the company’s Q3 earnings report was hardly a success, as it also reported losing 800,000 subscribers. Naturally, the loss in subscribers led to the company’s stock taking …

Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue

Microsoft released its earnings report for its first quarter, and posted record first-quarter revenue of $17.37 billion. That’s up 7% year-over-year. This also beat analysts’ expectations. While XBox continues to be a big piece of the pie, Microsoft’s business division …

eBay Q3 Earnings Released eBay Q3 Earnings Released

eBay released its Q3 earnings report, which includes $3 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 32% year-over-year. “Our company reported another strong quarter, with eBay, PayPal and GSI each performing well,” said President and CEO John Donahoe. “Mobile commerce continues …

Yahoo Revenue Drop Attributed to Microsoft Deal Yahoo Revenue Drop Attributed to Microsoft Deal

Yahoo released its earnings report for Q3. This includes revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs of $1,072 million for the quarter, down 5% year-over-year. Income from operations also decreased 6% to $177 million compared to $189 year-over-year. The company says the …

Apple Earnings Call: Tim Cook Expresses Gratitude for Steve Jobs Condolences Apple Earnings Call: Tim Cook Expresses Gratitude for Steve Jobs Condolences
· 1

Apple released its Q4 earnings report. While it missed some estimates, it still had a record September quarter and all time record for iPad and Mac sales. Though iPhone sales were down, it was still a record September quarter for …

Apple Releases Q4 Earnings Apple Releases Q4 Earnings

Apple just posted its earnings for its fiscal year 2011 fourth quarter. The company missed on a lot of the estimates out there, but still posted a record September quarter, with all-time record Mac and iPad sales. It seems like …

Apple FY 11 Q4 Earnings Set to Be Released Apple FY 11 Q4 Earnings Set to Be Released

Later today, Apple will report its earnings for its fiscal year 2011, fourth quarter. It’s hard to imagine that it won’t have been an impressive quarter. In its FY 11 Q3 report in July, Apple posted revenue of $28.57 billion …

Google Q3 Earnings Call: Page Talks Up Google+ Google Q3 Earnings Call: Page Talks Up Google+
· 4

Google released its Q3 earnings report today. The company reported $9.72 billion for the quarter, a 33% year-over-year increase. More on the financials here CEO Larry Page said in the report, “Google+ is now open to everyone and we just …

Google Q3 Earnings Released, $9.72 Billion in Revenue Google Q3 Earnings Released, $9.72 Billion in Revenue
· 1

Google has released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating expectations. This includes $9.72 billion for the quarter, a 33% year-over-year increase. Larry Page also included a Google+ stat update. “We had a great quarter,” said Larry Page, CEO …

Google Q3 Earnings Set to Be Released Google Q3 Earnings Set to Be Released
· 1

Today, Google will reveal its Q3 earnings report, followed by a call at 4:30 EST to discuss it. Update: Find the earnings report here. Google reported a 32% increase (year-over-year) in revenue in its Q2 report in July at a …

Google Gets Audited by the IRS Google Gets Audited by the IRS
· 1

Government scrutiny is starting to go along with Google like grape jelly goes along with peanut butter. This time it’s not the DoJ or the FTC or the Senate, but the IRS – the United States Internal Revenue Service. A …

Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal

Last month, we looked at some chatter that was going around that AOL wants to merge with Yahoo, but that Yahoo was not too interested. A Bloomberg piece, citing “people familiar with the matter,” indicated that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong …

DuckDuckGo Ready to Go to the Next Level, Gets New Funding DuckDuckGo Ready to Go to the Next Level, Gets New Funding

DuckDuckGo just announced that Union Square Ventues is leading the company’s first round of funding. Other investors include:  Scott Banister, Jim Young, Jeff Miller, Joshua Schachter, Kal Vapuri, Joshua Stylman and Peter Hershberg. In a Union Square Ventures blog post, …

Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million) Blekko Gets New Funding ($30 Million)
· 3

Blekko has secured a new $30 million investment from a mix of investors (some old, some new), including Russian search engine Yandex. CEO Rich Skrenta tells WebProNews, “Money will be used to expand and grow the service – hiring, infrastructure, …

Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy
· 1

Google announced today that it is investing $75 million in a fund with Clean Power Finance to help up to 3,000 homeowners go solar, bringing the company’s total investment in clean energy to $850 million. “As we said when we …

Groupon IPO in October or November? Groupon IPO in October or November?
· 1

There’s been a lot of bad press for Groupon lately. After an internal memo from CEO Andrew Mason trying to boost employee morale in response to the bad press, the SEC started questioning the company more, and its IPO was …

Google Affiliate Network Publishers Get Paid Faster Google Affiliate Network Publishers Get Paid Faster
· 2

Starting next month, Google will pay publishers in the Google Affiliate Network more quickly – 30 days more quickly. The company announced that it is eliminating about a month’s time from its current payment schedule. “This enables publishers to be …

Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed Groupon IPO Reportedly Delayed
· 1

It appears that Groupon is delaying its IPO. A report from the Wall Street Journal, citing “a person familiar with the matter,” indicates that the company has canceled its IPO roadshow and is “reassessing the timing” of the IPO, which …

Michael Arrington and AOL: What They’re Saying Michael Arrington and AOL: What They’re Saying

Update: Arrington is “not employed by Aol” according to this report quoting a Huffington Post spokesperson. Update 2: Peter Kafka at AllThingsD is reporting that Arrington is indeed an AOL employee, though he no longer works for AOL’s Huffington Post …

AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation
· 1

As expected, Apple shares dropped following the news of CEO Steve Jobs’ resignation. In pre-market trading, shares declined by as much as 4%. At the time of this writing, they’re down -2.54% or -9.55 at 376.18. While Apple is expected …